From 22 to 26 July 2017 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Astana, Kazakhstan, by the Kazakhstan Chess Federation, in cooperation with the Astana Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE.
The lecturer was IA Ashot Vardapetian (ARM), FIDE Rules Commission Chairman and FIDE Lecturer. The lectures were in Russian language.
Twenty three (23) Arbiters from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan participated in the Seminar.
Eighteen (18) of them participated in the examination test, held after the end of the lectures and the following succeeded in the test and will be awarded a norm for the FIDE Arbiter title and after the approval of the next FIDE Congress:
Esenbek Uulu, Ilimbek 13800680 KGZ
Ismagambetov, Anuar 13701525 KAZ
Khusnutdinov, Rustam 13701703 KAZ
Kovanova, Mariya 13704818 KAZ
Sergeyev, Dmitriy 13703188 KAZ
Yessenov, Marat 13724770 KAZ
Yurkov, Pavel 13704753 KAZ
Zhandildinov, Arnur 13708023 KAZ
IA Takis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission